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We have been running creative writing workshops and clubs in schools and libraries for the past decade. We use a workshop approach to show and encourage children age 7 to 14 to write the stories they want to write.  This involves showing them how to develop believable characters; plot a story; use the setting in a dynamic way and pick the “right” words, similes, and metaphors to describe both characters and setting.

Our tutors are all writers who have studied creative writing and are writing now. We understand the process of trying to express what is in your imagination through the written word. Experienced tutors, workshop leaders and teachers, we enjoy the creative interaction with the children who come on our courses.

Inkhead offers group tuition, one to one tuition and story critiquing as well as regular clubs and holiday courses. We can help your children develop their writing for the 7+ and 11+ but we mainly want to inspire them to fall in love with the power and wonder of writing.

 

Our customer says

Sian

My daughters both enjoyed the Blackheath holiday course this time. They particularly liked the feedback from Romey as they found it very positive and encouraging.  They also got on well with the other children in the group.When they previously went to the Herne Hill holiday course, which they also enjoyed, they were so enthused by it that they started writing as soon as they got home! I would (and have) recommend(ed) Inkheads to others in the girls' year group.

Sherina Morley

Emily has really enjoyed her time with inkhead. She has gained more confidence and learned how to use her imagination.

Fay Saxty

Jade enjoyed the workshop so much last year that she wanted to come again this year. Inkhead is a great forum for children to explore imaginative story making.

Gabri, Mother

Abhay has really enjoyed coming to inkhead. He has been more enthusiastic and motivated towards writing his stories.

Zoe's Mother

Well, I am not altogether sure how Zoe did it (am thinking witchcraft or somesuch) but Tom and Arch have had a ball this week and just loved Inkhead. Archie has really struggled with writing and I could almost weep at him coming home so enthused! Not sure whether it’s a threat or a promise, but he told Zoe this morning that he’ll be back in the summer. Anyway, thank you both for all the hard work. I really appreciate it.

Mother

My 7-year-old daughter has very nervous about attending the course because she was on her own. However she quickly made friends and she absolutely loved it. She has already shown her stories to her teacher and is looking forward to attending again.

Hannah's Mother

Hannah had a fantastic three days on the story writing course at the Carnegie Library over the Easter holidays. She loved taking part and said the time flew by. At the end, Hannah was asking when the next course would be and if she could sign up for it as she had had such a brilliant time. Hannah also said the other kids on the course were really nice and had been good to work with and the teacher was great.

Sean, (11)

The inkheads have really helped me with my English and I have really enjoyed it.

Matthew, Student

Writing is not just a piece of paper, writing is a place. Writing is a place where anything is possible, and there are no rules. It’s a place for imagination to go absolutely mad. Everyone has their own little creative writing world. They probably don’t use it properly. But I manage to get into mine every week and that’s brilliant.

Fay Saxty

Jade enjoyed the workshop so much last year that she wanted to come again this year. Inkhead is a great forum for children to explore imaginative story making.

Gabri, Mother

Abhay has really enjoyed coming to inkhead. He has been more enthusiastic and motivated towards writing his stories.

Emily Rose Morley, (age 10)

I really enjoyed inkhead. Now I can’t stop writing!

Jade, (10)

Inkhead is REALLY fun its really imaginative.

Sean, (11)

The inkheads have really helped me with my English and I have really enjoyed it.

 

We are also helping children in Kenya and your generosity will help us to educate more children.


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